Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday May 13, 2015

Video Games Wrecked My Idea Of Mortality

You can thank video games for ruining DEATH for everyone. Thanks a lot video games. frown

When a player dies in a video game, they experience death in first person (as in, via the player surrogate), in real time (as in, not as a flashback or flash forward), and as a direct result of their actions. In many games, this happens almost constantly, with death having almost no practical consequence. Video Games have gradually turned death, the most (only?wink influential and thought-provoking aspect of human existence, into a nearly-unexamined clichأ©.